Marquette Co. Genealogical Society


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The Marquette County Genealogical Society in Marquette, Michigan was organized in 1988 to share a common interest in genealogy, help preserve and organize sources and resources in the area, promote family research, and maintain a collection of genealogical resources. The MCGS is a member of the Federation of Genealogical Societies and the Michigan Genealogical Council.

Current Projects

Annual dues per calendar year are $15.00 for a single or family membership. Yearly membership includes:

Membership Form

Meetings are held the third Wednesday of each month, September through May, at Peter White Public Library in Marquette,
Shiras Room, beginning at 6:45 p.m. All meetings and programs are open to the public.

Upcoming Events and Programs


Order Form

The MCGS maintains a collection of resource material at the Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Front St., Marquette. In addition to books, microfilm, microfiche, cassettes, periodicals, and video tapes, the MCGS also has computers with a large CD collection. Internet access, including Ancestry Library Edition and Heritage Quest, is available through the library computer stations.  The collection is available during regular Library hours, and volunteer members are available to assist you on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons.

New Acquisitions

Marquette County Resources

1850 Marquette Co. Census

1870 Michigan Census Index

1870 Marquette Co. Census

1880 Census (free at LDS site)

  Marquette Co. Cemeteries 

  Marquette Co. Vital Records

1873 Beards Directory

Marquette Co. Naturalization Index

Biographical Record of Mqt Co.
Gendis Michigan Death Index

      GLO Land Records

        Local Researchers

E-mail MCGS

US GenWeb Project - Marquette County Home Page

Roots-L Michigan Page

Peter White Public Library

Marquette County Chamber of Commerce

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Last updated November 2011